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Accidental FeminismGender Parity and Selective Mobility among India's Professional Elite

Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India's Professional Elite

Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691182537
eISBN:
9780691199993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182537.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In India, elite law firms offer a surprising oasis for women within a hostile, predominantly male industry. Less than 10 percent of the country's lawyers are female, but women in the most prestigious ... More

After RepressionHow Polarization Derails Democratic Transition

After Repression: How Polarization Derails Democratic Transition

Elizabeth R. Nugent

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691203058
eISBN:
9780691203072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203058.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the wake of the Arab Spring, newly empowered factions in Tunisia and Egypt vowed to work together to establish democracy. In Tunisia, political elites passed a new constitution, held parliamentary ... More

Against the Death PenaltyWritings from the First Abolitionists-Giuseppe Pelli and Cesare Beccaria

Against the Death Penalty: Writings from the First Abolitionists-Giuseppe Pelli and Cesare Beccaria

Giuseppe Pelli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691209883
eISBN:
9780691211374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209883.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In 1764, a Milanese aristocrat named Cesare Beccaria created a sensation when he published On Crimes and Punishments. At its centre is a rejection of the death penalty as excessive, unnecessary, and ... More

Arnold Diffusion for Smooth Systems of Two and a Half Degrees of Freedom(AMS-208)

Arnold Diffusion for Smooth Systems of Two and a Half Degrees of Freedom: (AMS-208)

Vadim Kaloshin and Ke Zhang

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691202525
eISBN:
9780691204932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202525.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Arnold diffusion, which concerns the appearance of chaos in classical mechanics, is one of the most important problems in the fields of dynamical systems and mathematical physics. Since it was ... More

The Author of HimselfThe Life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki

The Author of Himself: The Life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki

Marcel Reich-Ranicki

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691206066
eISBN:
9780691206059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691206066.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The author of this book was born into a Jewish family in Poland in 1920, and he moved to Berlin as a boy. There he discovered his passion for literature and began a complex affair with German ... More

The Autocratic Middle ClassHow State Dependency Reduces the Demand for Democracy

The Autocratic Middle Class: How State Dependency Reduces the Demand for Democracy

Bryn Rosenfeld

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691192185
eISBN:
9780691209777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192185.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Conventional wisdom holds that the rising middle-classes are a force for democracy. Yet in post-Soviet countries like Russia, where the middle-class has grown rapidly, authoritarianism is deepening. ... More

Chimpanzee Culture WarsRethinking Human Nature alongside Japanese, European, and American Cultural Primatologists

Chimpanzee Culture Wars: Rethinking Human Nature alongside Japanese, European, and American Cultural Primatologists

Nicolas Langlitz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691204284
eISBN:
9780691204260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691204284.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In the 1950s, Japanese zoologists took note when a number of macaques invented and passed on new food-washing behaviors within their troop. The discovery opened the door to a startling question: ... More

A Course in Microeconomic Theory

A Course in Microeconomic Theory

David M. Kreps

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691202754
eISBN:
9780691215747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202754.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book is a text in microeconomics that is both challenging and “user-friendly.” The work is designed for the first-year graduate microeconomic theory course and is accessible to advanced ... More

Divine InstitutionsReligions and Community in the Middle Roman Republic

Divine Institutions: Religions and Community in the Middle Roman Republic

Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691168678
eISBN:
9780691200828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168678.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Many narrative histories of Rome's transformation from an Italian city-state to a Mediterranean superpower focus on political and military conflicts as the primary agents of social change. This book ... More

Dreamworlds of RaceEmpire and the Utopian Destiny of Anglo-America

Dreamworlds of Race: Empire and the Utopian Destiny of Anglo-America

Duncan Bell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691194011
eISBN:
9780691208671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Between the late nineteenth century and the First World War an ocean-spanning network of prominent individuals advocated the unification of Britain and the United States. They dreamt of the final ... More

Emotion and Virtue

Emotion and Virtue

Gopal Sreenivasan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691134550
eISBN:
9780691208701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134550.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What must a person be like to possess a virtue in full measure? What sort of psychological constitution does one need to be an exemplar of compassion, say, or of courage? Focusing on these two ... More

Flowers of TimeOn Postapocalyptic Fiction

Flowers of Time: On Postapocalyptic Fiction

Mark Payne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691205946
eISBN:
9780691206400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205946.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The literary lineage of postapocalyptic fiction — stories set after civilization's destruction — is a long one, spanning the biblical tale of Noah and Hesiod's Works and Days to the works of Mary ... More

Forging Global FordismNazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and the Contest over the Industrial Order

Forging Global Fordism: Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and the Contest over the Industrial Order

Stefan J. Link

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177540
eISBN:
9780691207988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177540.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

As the United States rose to ascendancy in the first decades of the twentieth century, observers abroad associated American economic power most directly with its burgeoning automobile industry. In ... More

FoundationsHow the Built Environment Made Twentieth-Century Britain

Foundations: How the Built Environment Made Twentieth-Century Britain

Sam Wetherell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193755
eISBN:
9780691208558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193755.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is a history of twentieth-century Britain told through the rise, fall, and reinvention of six different types of urban space: the industrial estate, shopping precinct, council estate, ... More

Gangsters and Other StatesmenMafias, Separatists, and Torn States in a Globalized World

Gangsters and Other Statesmen: Mafias, Separatists, and Torn States in a Globalized World

Danilo Mandić

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691187884
eISBN:
9780691200057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691187884.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Separatism has been on the rise across the world since the end of the Cold War, dividing countries through political strife, ethnic conflict, and civil war, and redrawing the political map. This book ... More

Global Nonlinear Stability of Schwarzschild Spacetime under Polarized Perturbations(AMS-210)

Global Nonlinear Stability of Schwarzschild Spacetime under Polarized Perturbations: (AMS-210)

Jérémie Szeftel and Sergiu Klainerman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691212425
eISBN:
9780691218526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691212425.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

One of the major outstanding questions about black holes is whether they remain stable when subject to small perturbations. An affirmative answer to this question would provide strong theoretical ... More

How Civic Action WorksFighting for Housing in Los Angeles

How Civic Action Works: Fighting for Housing in Los Angeles

Paul Lichterman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691177519
eISBN:
9780691200040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book renews the tradition of inquiry into collective, social problem-solving. The book follows grassroots activists, nonprofit organization staff, and community service volunteers in three ... More

Ideology and International Institutions

Ideology and International Institutions

Erik Voeten

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691207322
eISBN:
9780691207339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207322.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Today's liberal international institutional order is being challenged by the rising power of illiberal states and by domestic political changes inside liberal states. Against such a backdrop, this ... More

Inventions of NemesisUtopia, Indignation, and Justice

Inventions of Nemesis: Utopia, Indignation, and Justice

Douglas Mao

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691199252
eISBN:
9780691211640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691199252.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Examining literary and philosophical writing about ideal societies from Greek antiquity to the present, this book offers a striking new take on utopia's fundamental project. Noting that utopian ... More

The Large-Scale Structure of the Universe

The Large-Scale Structure of the Universe

P. J. E. Peebles

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691209838
eISBN:
9780691206714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209838.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

An instant landmark on its publication, this book remains the essential introduction to this vital area of research. Written by one of the world's most esteemed theoretical cosmologists, it provides ... More

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